• Discreet Orthodontic Options for Your Teen

    During the teen years, many youngsters feel self-conscious due to the physical changes that they are undergoing. Still, teenagers with misaligned teeth may need to wear an orthodontic appliance during this sensitive time in their development.  If your teen requires an orthodontic adjustment, you may be concerned about the effects of an appliance on their appearance and self-esteem. Nevertheless, there are orthodontic options available that have a minimal impact on a teen's appearance. [Read More]

  • Why People Whiten Their Teeth

    Teeth whitening is one of the most popular cosmetic dentistry treatments, and with good reason. Here are some of the reasons people whiten their teeth: To Look Younger There are many causes of teeth discoloration, and aging is one of them. As you age, the thickness of the outer layers of your teeth (the protective enamel) reduces due to the accumulative effect of years of natural wear and tear. Unfortunately, this lets the color of the dentin (the layer of the tooth under the) show through—and the dentin is yellow in color. [Read More]

  • Are You In Recovery From Substance Abuse? 3 Strategies To Get Back On Track With Your Dental Health

    There is no way around it. Substance abuse often takes its toll on teeth. Unfortunately, drugs and alcohol tend to decrease saliva production and create an environment where cavities and gum disease flourish. Now that you are sober, you naturally want to jumpstart your new healthy lifestyle by taking back control over your dental health. As you begin to rebuild your health and happiness, use these tips to restore your smile. [Read More]

  • Customizing Dental Implants: How This Works And Why It's Not A Strange Request

    Okay, so, dental implants are fake teeth that are permanently installed in your mouth. Most dentists just create teeth to fit the holes and create them to look like the teeth that should have been in these open spaces. Yet, there are people who request customized dental implants. This seems really strange, considering that implants are already, technically, customized to fit your mouth. Here is more on this subject, how it works, and why it is not so strange a request as you might think. [Read More]